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What does pain from the lower back to the ankle indicate?

HI. I have pain From my lower back to my ankle From my ankle to toes is a tingling sensation. I ve had this pain for 2 days. The most pain is at the lower back and ankle. I haven t used any medication Walking seems to help. Driving hurts. Any suggestions. Thanks.
Fri, 23 Mar 2018
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Hello,

Back pain radiating to legs suggestive off nerve compression usually resulting from disc prolapse. Physical examination, x-ray and MRI spine are required. Please follow up with your primary care provider for further evaluation and management. Meanwhile, take rest and Advil for pain relief.


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Dr. Lekshmi Rita Venugopal
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